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A Sampling From Across the Site

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5 GENERATIONS: FROM ENSLAVEMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE IN ATLANTA

The documentary 5 Generations: From Enslavement to Public Service in Atlanta is a commemoration of the achievements of five generations of African American women in the Metro Atlanta area from Reconstruction through the 20th century. By exploring genealogy, family lore, and historic documentation, viewers will become familiar with various historical philanthropic, educational, and political institutions within Atlanta’s African American communities through the lens of the women in one multi-generational family.

A film by Laurel Wilson, MHP and William Davis

 

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Letter from Freedmen Robert Hamilton and Patrick Allston Requesting Rations, Beaufort County, SC, 1868 

by Toni Carrier

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Finding and Telling the African American Family Story: Beginning the Genealogy Journey by Angela Walton Raji

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Where A Death Certificate Can Lead by Robin Foster

 

 

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Winning Gold When Starting Genealogy by Nicka Smith

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Timelines Keep Your Genealogy Research Moving Forward by Shelley Viola Murphy

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Beginning DNA for African American Genealogy by Shannon Christmas

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USCT Pension Files: A Rich Resource for African American Genealogy by Bernice Bennett

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Speaking of My People: A Granddaughter’s Journey Into The Lives of Her Lowcountry Ancestors by Akosua Moore

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Speaking with The Ancestors: The Journey Begins With A Tombstone by Kimberly Morgan

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